UIC Alaska


Mariners/Vessels/Diesel Engineers
Location : Location
SCA Hourly Rate
USD $26.00/Hr.
Minimum Clearance Required
Travel Requirement
Less than 10%


CAPTAIN - 100 Ton (MOB-2022-3482-F):


Bowhead Marine Support Services is accepting resumes for part-time Captains to operate a 32' high speed vessel during training operations at Mobile Bay. Position is located in Baldwin County, Fairhope, Alabama. 


Essential responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitors preparation of vessel and equipment.
  • Ensures safe and effective operation of the vessel.


Bowhead Marine Support Services is seeking part time on call Captains to support ship readiness and operations for the US Coast Guard's Aviation Training Center (ATC). The ATC's mission is to train and produce mission-ready aircrews and develop aviation capabilities. Involves shipboard operations, rigging for helicopter operations, and deck seamanship. Bowhead operates the M/V Andale'. classified as a 32' high speed landing craft used in "special missions" supporting Homeland Security waterway operations. The Andale' has two missions that you would support, tactical boat maneuvers and aerial delivery recovery. This is an opportunity to serve and support the training and development of a pilot's skills in tactical maneuvering and search and rescue.


Captains essential duties:


Safety of crew and vessel.

  • Ensures safety equipment is utilized and appropriate guidelines are followed for all tasks involving physical risk or hazardous materials.
  • Knowledge of shipboard safety procedures and use of all firefighting and safety equipment, highly desired.
  • Participate in meetings, training, drills and safety audits as required.


LOCATION: Vessel departs and returns from Fairhope, Alabama (Baldwin County). Due to the mission requirements for this task order, ONLY local Baldwin County residents capable of responding/arriving to assigned dock location in a timely manner will be considered.


  • USCG Merchant Marine Master's license 100 ton or greater, required. Plus TWIC card.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience operating twin outboard powered vessels greater than 30 feet in length required.
  • Local resident of Baldwin County preferred due to location of vessels and mission activity.
  • Military experience preferred. Coast Guard or Navy experience highly desired.
  • General PC knowledge required including; spreadsheet software, word processing software and knowledge of MS Office Suite.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team.
  • Individual should have stability under pressure and have the ability to withstand the stresses associated with the job's physical demands, potentially hazardous situations, and unpredictable weather.


Physical Demands: The work environment varies and includes, but is not limited to: dock, port, bay, waterways, office space, equipment rooms, warehouse space, construction zones, and outdoor environments. Work hours may fluctuate outside of normal duty hours. While performing the duties of this job, the individual is:

  • Regularly required to sit, use hands to handle, move, manipulate or feel objects, talk and/or hear.
  • Frequently required to stand and/or walk and routinely required to reach with hands and arms.
  • Routinely required to stand, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or squat.
  • Frequently lifts and /or moves up to 50 pounds and occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 75 pounds.
  • Occasionally lifts and/or moves 75-100 pounds with the assistance of deckhands and/or heavy lifting equipment.


CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: There are currently no Security Clearance requirements for this position; however, candidates must be able to successfully pass a background check. Due to the location of this work, US Citizenship is required. Bowhead reserves the right to change this requirement if necessitated by business needs or contractual obligations.




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